Category: Videos

William Hartgering: Mediation Likeness to Improvisational Theater – Video author.

William Hartgering: Mediation Likeness to Improvisational Theater – Video

William Hartgering explains the satisfaction he gets out of mediating and seeing parties change throughout the process.

By William E. Hartgering
Yarn, Doug: Teaching Conflict Resolution in Universities – Video author.

Yarn, Doug: Teaching Conflict Resolution in Universities – Video

Doug Yarn compares teaching conflict resolution systems in schools compared to universities. He found that there was more harm done...

By Doug Yarn
Roger Fisher: Negotiating with Terrorists Necessary – Video author.

Roger Fisher: Negotiating with Terrorists Necessary – Video

Roger Fisher believes talks and negotiation with terrorists can produce more benefits than judging from a distance. He emphasizes the...

By Roger Fisher
Wheeler, Terry: Helpful Tools in Dealing With Conflict – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Helpful Tools in Dealing With Conflict – Video

Terry Wheeler gives three pieces of advice to those about to engage in a conflict - do an emotional check,...

By Terry Wheeler
Susan Carpenter: Mediating Public Policy Disputes – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Mediating Public Policy Disputes – Video

Susan Carpenter talks about her approach to mediating public policy disputes and how she involved people in the process. It...

By Susan Carpenter
Juliana Birkhoff: Mediating with Multiple Parties – Video author.

Juliana Birkhoff: Mediating with Multiple Parties – Video

Juliana Birkhoff talks about convening with political decision makers, asking them what they want from parties who will be affected...

By Juliana Birkhoff
Gail Bingham: Framing Questions to Help Parties Negotiate – Video author.

Gail Bingham: Framing Questions to Help Parties Negotiate – Video

Gail Bingham describes an environmental case where there were concerns. Framing questions properly is important in these cases.

By Gail Bingham
Zumeta, Zena: Joys and Satisfactions of Training – Video author.

Zumeta, Zena: Joys and Satisfactions of Training – Video

Zena Zumeta talks about what has pleased her in terms of the field. She states that training professionals is a...

By Zena Zumeta
Zumeta, Zena: How Success Happened – Video author.

Zumeta, Zena: How Success Happened – Video

Zena Zumeta explains two reasons why she believes her success came to her: one is effective marketing by a business...

By Zena Zumeta
Stulberg, Joe: Concern: Quality of Trainings – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Concern: Quality of Trainings – Video

Stulberg shares his concern about trainings that are given in too short of time or which are either over-lecturing or...

By Joseph Stulberg
Susskind, Larry: Ethical Practices within Mediation – Video author.

Susskind, Larry: Ethical Practices within Mediation – Video

Larry Susskind shares his strong opinion of upholding ethical principles while mediating disputes. Gives examples of his refusing to mediate...

By Larry Susskind
Wakeen, Terry: Passion and Commitment to Mediation – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: Passion and Commitment to Mediation – Video

Terry Wakeen describes her satisfaction from helping people to negotiate and resolve their conflicts.

By Teresa Wakeen
Yarn, Doug: Field’s Vocabulary Important – Video author.

Yarn, Doug: Field’s Vocabulary Important – Video

Doug Yarn discusses how there was a need for common understanding of the field's vocabulary and terminology as professionals came...

By Doug Yarn
Wheeler, Terry: View of Trainers as High Quality – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: View of Trainers as High Quality – Video

Terry Wheeler explains how his view of trainers and the trainings he's observed are generally good.

By Terry Wheeler
Joe Stuhlberg: Love of the Third Party Role – Video author.

Joe Stuhlberg: Love of the Third Party Role – Video

Joe Stulberg shares his enthusiasm for being the third party and seeing the multiple perspectives of the parties.

By Joseph Stulberg
Singer, Linda: Dissatisfaction with Litigation – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Dissatisfaction with Litigation – Video

Linda Singer describes how she became interested in mediation: her observance of the court and litigation system led to her...

By Linda Singer
Wheeler, Terry: Legal Knowledge Helps in Negotiations – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Legal Knowledge Helps in Negotiations – Video

Terry Wheeler explains that his legal knowledge helps him in his mediation and negotiation practice by knowing how to interact...

By Terry Wheeler
Wakeen, Terry: Personal Rewards from Mediating – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: Personal Rewards from Mediating – Video

Terry Wakeen talks about how she feels like a better person as a mediator than she did as a litigator.

By Teresa Wakeen
Singer, Linda: Lack of Funding – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Lack of Funding – Video

Linda Singer discusses disappointments in the field: 1) mediation has become institutionalized and therefore, another bureaucratic process; 2) mediation has...

By Linda Singer
Singer, Linda: Mediation “Catching On” – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Mediation “Catching On” – Video

Linda Singer describes the infiltration of mediation into the legal establishment, the resistance and acceptance of this phenomenon.

By Linda Singer
Frank Sander: Determining A Mediator’s Competency – Video author.

Frank Sander: Determining A Mediator’s Competency – Video

Frank Sander talks about the 'hot' topic of developing a process for determining a mediator's competency. He hopes licensing will...

By Frank Sander
Carl Schneider: Training Mediators to Take Risks – Video author.

Carl Schneider: Training Mediators to Take Risks – Video

Carl Schneider talks about how he trains mediators to have "no resistance" and how that requires risk-taking.

By Carl Schneider
Glenn Sigurdson: Helping People Change Their Perspectives – Video author.

Glenn Sigurdson: Helping People Change Their Perspectives – Video

Glenn Sigurdson talks about the notion of perception and how people's perceptions evolve and change over time and the role...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Joe Folger: Ideas for Mediation Training – Video author.

Joe Folger: Ideas for Mediation Training – Video

Joe Folger feels that an important aspect of mediation training is to impress upon the participants that as mediators they...

By Joseph P. Folger
Chris Moore: Contexts in which the Center for Dispute Resolution Works – Video author.

Chris Moore: Contexts in which the Center for Dispute Resolution Works – Video

Chris Moore talks about the focus of CDR's work: large, multi-party disputes that often involve the public, organizational and policy-level...

By Chris Moore
Larry Fong: Styles and Approach Controversy – Video author.

Larry Fong: Styles and Approach Controversy – Video

Larry Fong discusses the lack of research on the effectiveness of certain styles, but emphasizes that most mediators use a...

By Larry Fong
Yarn, Doug: Goal: Creating Culture of Conflict Resolvers – Video author.

Yarn, Doug: Goal: Creating Culture of Conflict Resolvers – Video

Doug Yarn discusses how the conflict resolution movement's goal was to change the culture itself, not create an isolated field...

By Doug Yarn
Susan Carpenter: Cross Cultural Experiences – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Cross Cultural Experiences – Video

Susan Carpenter shares her experiences as a mediation trainer in other cultures and how she approaches different systems.

By Susan Carpenter
Juliana Birkhoff:  Deeper Understanding, Less Judgment – Video author.

Juliana Birkhoff: Deeper Understanding, Less Judgment – Video

Juliana Birkhoff explains that the more she mediates, the more understanding she gains about parties' motives, which helps her overcome...

By Juliana Birkhoff
James Coben: Mediation Skills That Lawyers Should be Taught – Video author.

James Coben: Mediation Skills That Lawyers Should be Taught – Video

James Coben shares types of mediation skills that can be taught to lawyers interested in alternative dispute resolution: listening, conflict...

By James Coben

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